Karachi

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

| Nov 26, 2021

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?

| Dec 23, 2020

Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Jul 10, 2020

Doctors without armour

Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.

| Mar 30, 2020

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

| May 17, 2019

The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’

Navigating patriarchy on Karachi streets

| Apr 09, 2019

A bird’s eye view

A resurgence in the art of printmaking in Pakistan.

| Oct 12, 2015

Between the people and the polis

Southasia’s mega-cities and the urban future.

| Nov 25, 2014

Here to stay

A strategic US-Afghan pact looks to guarantee US presence until 2024, but crucial details remain undecided or unclear.

| Apr 25, 2012

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